Somaliland poet Nacima Qorane jailed for reunification call

A court in the self-declared republic of Somaliland has sentenced a young poet to three years in jail. Ms Nacima Qorane was found guilty of...

Uganda says ‘considering’ deal to accept migrants from Israel

Following months of denials, Uganda said Friday it was "positively considering" a proposal from Israel to accept hundreds of Africans the country wishes to...

Ethiopia Newly Elected PM asks protesters for patience as he seeks change

Ethiopia's new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed paid a visit to a hotbed of anti-government protests Wednesday, asking residents for patience as he works to bring change...

61 South Sudan government troops surrender to rebels

At least 61 South Sudanese government soldiers have defected to the South Sudan Liberation Army, a rebel group royal to Riek Machar, latest reports...

Rwanda President Kagame names new Finance Minister in Cabinet reshuffle

KIGALI (REUTERS) - Rwanda's President Paul Kagame has appointed Mr Uzziel Ndagijimana as Finance Minister in a Cabinet reshuffle, his office said. Mr Kagame swept...

Wow! Newly Elected South African President Cyril Ramaphose Flies Economy Class On Duty

What comes to your mind when you see elected representatives in big entourages of police, army officers and members of all the paramilitaries?  That...

Morocco is the new investment capital of Africa

Investors betting on the economic promise of Africa should be looking to the north of the continent. That’s according to the 2018 Africa Investment Index...

Africa wary of free movement as single market opens

Reluctance to open borders is likely to hinder the success of the African single market after only about half of the continent’s countries signed...

Kenya tops in phone internet traffic globally

Kenya is leading globally in share of internet traffic coming from mobile phones overtaking Nigeria, which was at the top in 2017. At 83 per...

Libya issues arrest warrants for 205 alleged traffickers

Libya has issued arrest warrants for more than 200 Libyans and foreigners suspected of involvement in a smuggling network for Europe-bound migrants, the attorney...